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The Newsletter of the National Center for Transportation Systems Productivity and Management
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NCTSPM Newsletter

Winter 2015

Updates on research projects, educational activities, and the people behind the National Center for Transportation Systems Productivity and Management (NCTSPM). 

We are pleased to announce: our 2014 Annual Report is now available!

This report highlights the research, education and technology transfer activities that took place at Georgia Tech, UAB, UCF and FIU in 2014.

Click here to view the report.



 
Research Highlights

NCTSPM is currently supporting more than 40 active research projects. Check out updates on just a few of our projects:
Field Validation of a Drive-by Bridge Inspection System with Wireless BWIM and NDE Devices (Georgia Institute of Technology, University of Alabama at Birmingham)
Evaluation of Signage Alternatives for Express Lane Facilities (Florida International University)




 
A Comprehensive Investigation of Visibility Problems on Highways: Developing Real Time Monitoring and Prediction System for Reduced Visibility and Understanding Traffic and Human Factors Implications (University of Central Florida, Georgia Institute of Technology)

 
Featured Profiles
Principal Investigator Profile: For the last decade, Florida International University (FIU) has been home to a dedicated teacher and prolific researcher. From his passion for his research to his involvement with the students he advises, Dr. Mohammed Hadi, P.E., is an integral part of the transportation research community. Read more. 
Student Profile: Somaye Fakharian Qom, a Ph.D. student and president of the Women's Transportation Seminar at Florida International University (FIU), was involved in the transportation engineering field for four years before coming to FIU from Iran. Read more. 
Images courtesy of FIU and Somaye Fakharian Qom. 
Events
The University of Alabama at Birmingham and Mississippi State University will host the University Transportation Centers (UTC) Conference for the Southeastern Region on March 26-27, 2015 in Birmingham, AL.

Click here for more information.
 
The University of Central Florida and the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, will host the 2015 Road Safety and Simulation International Conference from October 6-8, 2015, in Orlando, Florida. Click here to read more
Recent News
Congratulations to Debbie Meyer from Florida International University, the recipient of NCTSPM's 2014 Student of the Year Award. Debbie received her award at the Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting held in Washington DC in January 2015. Read more.
The Georgia Department of Transportation and the Georgia Transportation Institute hosted a transportation research poster session on Tuesday, September 23, 2014. Click here to read more
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